Car Accidents

How Is Fault Assigned in Car Accident Cases?

Car accidents are one of Arizona’s most common causes of injuries and deaths annually. In 2019 alone, the Arizona Department of Transportation reported 982 traffic accident deaths and 53,809 injuries in the state. If you get injured in a car accident in Arizona, you may wonder who will be responsible for paying for your damages…. read more

Car Accidents Caused by Teenagers

It takes time to become confident and careful behind the wheel. With the legal driving age just 16 years old – 15 ½ with adult supervision – many drivers are too young and inexperienced to safely control a motor vehicle. If a teenage driver causes your car accident and injuries, his or her parents may… read more

Booster Seat Laws in Arizona

Booster seats are incredibly important safety systems for child passengers in motor vehicles. They lift a child to the correct height to be able to use the vehicle’s safety belts. In the US in 2017, about 116,000 children 12 and younger were injured and 675 died in motor vehicle accidents. Car crashes are a leading… read more

How to Dispute Fault in a Car Accident

Fault in a car accident refers to the person or party responsible for causing the vehicle collision. In fault-based states, including Arizona, it is necessary to determine fault before filing an insurance claim. The at-fault party will be the person whose insurance must pay for victims’ damages. If someone is alleging your fault for a… read more

What to Do After a Car Accident

You have just been in a car accident in Arizona. You have injuries and significant property damages, as well as emotional distress. You might not know who is to blame for your auto accident, but you can still take steps to optimize your odds of recovering compensation for your losses. Protect your rights by obeying… read more

What If Your Car Accident Claim Exceeds Insurance Policy Limits?

Recovering from an auto accident financially in Arizona takes bringing a claim against the insurance provider of the at-fault party and dealing with insurance claims adjusters. In most cases, an insurance company will provide benefits to cover 100% of a victim’s medical bills and property damages. After a serious or catastrophic car accident, however, an… read more

How to Drive Safely in Roundabouts

Cities install roundabouts to improve the safety and efficiency of some of the roads’ most dangerous sites: intersections. In Arizona in 2018, 276 car accidents happened at intersections. The number of intersection accidents almost matched the number of speeding-related accidents in Arizona the same year (285). A misunderstanding of how roundabouts work has led to… read more

Rear-End Collisions

A rear-end collision occurs when one vehicle strikes the vehicle in front of it when both are traveling in the same direction. Rear-end collisions are common accidents in Arizona, especially on busy roads and congested highways with a lot of traffic. In fact, in 2018, they were Arizona’s most common type of collision. The state’s… read more

Turning Left on a Red Light in Arizona

Understanding roadway rules is one of your duties as a driver in Arizona. You have a legal obligation to know the laws that pertain to you as a motor vehicle operator. This includes what you may and may not do at red lights. Running a red light can lead to penalties such as a traffic… read more